Here’s a simple game that might amuse readers for a few minutes. It’s an easy game meant for everyone, on the National Geographic website. Your challenge is simply to order the species by how many of their genes are also found in humans.
Give it a go and let us know how you get on.
I got the order of two species around the wrong way – ha! (As explaining my error might be a bit of a spoiler, I’ll tell you in comments later in the weekend.)
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